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Ultimate Guide to Argentina’s Facturas, Pastries and Croissants

Ultimate Guide to Argentina’s Facturas, Pastries and Croissants

A guide to argentine pastries you can get at every bakery in Argentina and Buenos Aires: medialunas, churros, pasta frola and masas.

Why Rada Tilly, Province of Chubut is Worth a Visit

Why Rada Tilly, Province of Chubut is Worth a Visit

Rada Tilly is a small town located in the province of Chubut in Argentina. The town is situated on the…

Jujuy, Argentina: A Comprehensive Guide

Jujuy, Argentina: A Comprehensive Guide

Nestled in the northwest corner of Argentina, Jujuy is a province full of natural beauty, colorful history, and friendly locals….

Spanish Reflexive Verbs: What are they and how do I use them?

Spanish Reflexive Verbs: What are they and how do I use them?

If you have read the other blogs in this grammar series, you will be aware that there are numerous differences…

A Scientific Study Of The Best Ice Cream in Buenos Aires

A Scientific Study Of The Best Ice Cream in Buenos Aires

Your Guide to the Best Argentine Ice Cream When people think of Argentina they often think of key food groups…

EXPLORE BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires is an incredible city, with a complex and unique identity born of the intertwining of indigenous and Spanish cultures over hundreds of years. Follow our blog to learn more about our beautiful city and the more than 15 million people who live in and around it.

FOOD

Much of the culture of Buenos Aires is defined by the smells and flavors of the many types of Argentine cuisine found throughout the city. From street food to fine dining, learn more about what amazing fare awaits you here.

HISTORY

Learn about the history of Buenos Aires and Argentina.

LIFESTYLE

To make the most of your trip and get the full Buenos Aires experience when you visit Argentina, you need to understand how to live like an Argentine. Read our blog to learn more about the culture, pastimes, and day-to-day passions of our citizens.

EXPATS

Learn how other expats have embraced the Buenos Aires experience!

SPORTS

For Argentines, fútbol is not just a sport—it's an identity born of passion, team loyalties and generations-long rivalries. Read our blog to learn more about football and other sports which shape the Argentine way of life.

NATURE

Learn how other expats have embraced the Buenos Aires experience!

Be Social!

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TRAVEL TIPS

To make the most of your time in Buenos Aires, read our blog posts about sights that can't be missed, phrases you need to know, how to navigate our public transportation system, and much more.

LEARN SPANISH

Take advantage of your time studying Spanish in Buenos Aires, or learn some useful words & phrases.

RECENT ARTICLES

We are always writing new articles about Argentina and the wonderful culture and destinations that you'll discover here. Below are a few of our latest blog posts, which shouldn't be missed!

Ultimate Guide to Argentina’s Facturas, Pastries and Croissants

A guide to argentine pastries you can get at every bakery in Argentina and Buenos Aires: medialunas, churros, pasta frola and masas.

Why Rada Tilly, Province of Chubut is Worth a Visit

Rada Tilly is a small town located in the province of Chubut in Argentina….

Jujuy, Argentina: A Comprehensive Guide

Nestled in the northwest corner of Argentina, Jujuy is a province full of natural…

Spanish Reflexive Verbs: What are they and how do I use them?

If you have read the other blogs in this grammar series, you will be…

A Scientific Study Of The Best Ice Cream in Buenos Aires

Your Guide to the Best Argentine Ice Cream When people think of Argentina they…

Coffee In Buenos Aires: Types of Coffee and How To Order

When you first arrive in Argentina, one of the first things that come to mind is: where’s my coffee? You’ll probably be tired to try and struggle with coffee slang in any language. This handy guide will teach you how to order coffee in Argentina.

Busting the Negative Myths of Argentine Spanish

For people interested in travelling to Central or South America and taking a Spanish…

Cultural Do’s and Don’ts in Argentina

If you’re wondering what to do upon arriving to Argentina, we’re here to help. Not with travel information, though–with information on Argentine customs and culture, which can be just as important. Here are the things to do and things to avoid when visiting Argentina.

Everything You Need to Know About Travelling to Argentina With Your Toddler

Know all about travelling to Argentina and Buenos Aires with toddlers, infants and babies!

How to get a cellphone line in Argentina

If you are moving to Argentina or are already living here and need a…

Where to Eat Ramen in Buenos Aires

Japanese cuisine has become increasingly popular in Buenos Aires over the last few years….

Dollar Blue in Argentina – All You Need to Know

The dollar blue is the informal name given to the U.S. dollar bills circulating…

A Step-by-Step Guide to Buying a Car in Argentina

We all know that buying a car is a big deal. It’s a huge…

A Traveler’s Guide to Salta, Argentina

Nestled in the picturesque Lerma Valley at the foothills of the Andes Mountains, Salta…

Where and How to Find Gluten-Free Food in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is Becoming More and More Celiac-Friendly with a Good Handful of Gluten-Free…

Everything About Traveling to Argentina With Pets

This is a guide to traveling to Argentina with cats or dogs: the documentation you’ll need, regulations, how to travel safely and what to take into account.

Discover Argentina’s Italian Heritage

Discover Italy in Buenos Aires with this guide for food, language, cultural heritage and Italian history in Argentina

Retirement in Argentina: Places to Retire and Things to Know

this is all you need to know about pension retirement benefits and retiring in argentina

How to Find a Long-Term Rental and Apartment in Buenos Aires

How to buy, lease, rent and buy property long term in Argentina. A guide to terms you need to know, the best websites and where and how to do these transactions

Get the Best Souvenirs From Buenos Aires, Argentina

Where to get the best souvenirs in Buenos Aires at atypical and unique places.

How to Open a Bank Account in Argentina

fees for any transaction and be able to recieve Argentine pesos, it’s useful to know how financial entities work in Argentina. Here’s everything you need to know: best banking options, requierements and more.

Top 5 Websites for Flight Deals and Discounts to Argentina

Get the best deals and discounts for traveling to Buenos Aires and Argentina for international and interprovincial flights

Discover Córdoba, Argentina: Complete Guide

In this blog, we are going to tell you all the reasons why we…

How to Get the Best Exchange Rates for Dollars and Euros in Argentina

Argentina has quite a unique economic system and functioning that can be confusing to…

Best Coworking Spaces in Buenos Aires

Nowadays, coworking places in Buenos Aires have become an essential tool for the development…

Tango: History, Milongas and the Dancing Scene in Buenos Aires

Tango is a Buenos Aires staple, and has been for the last one hundred…

How Safe Is Buenos Aires?

This guide will show you how to be safe when visiting or living in Buenos Aires, Argentina

International and Bilingual Schools for Children in Argentina

Recommendations for schooling, teaching and education in bilingual and English schools in Argentina for expat families

Important Historical Places and Buildings in Argentina

Buenos Aires, and Argentina in general, has built upon its own history since colonial…

Best Websites to Find a Job in Argentina

Find a job online in Argentina using these websites jobomas adlatina computrabajo linkedin

Where to Get Books in English in Buenos Aires

Where to find books in English in Buenos Aires Argentina english sections and specialty English bookstores

A Guide to Tour With Argentina’s High-Speed Railways and Trains

If you’re on a budget or would rather spend a day staring out at…

The Best Art Museums in Buenos Aires, Argentina

We’ve made a complete guide to the best museums in Buenos Aires: how to…

The Best Peruvian Food and Restaurants in Buenos Aires

Peruvian food is a staple, nowadays, of Argentine cuisine due to the number of…

Everything about the Non-Binary Document

By Sol Rodriguez, Content Creator for Vamos Academy. Argentina is the first Latin-American country to…

Emblematic Churches to Visit in Buenos Aires

By Sol Rodriguez, Content Creator for Vamos Academy. Argentina is a mainly Catholic country….

5 Unique Museum Restaurants You Must Eat At In Buenos Aires, Argentina

After a museum visit, you won’t need to worry about where to eat anymore:…

What to Expect When Eating at a Fast-Food Franchise in Argentina

Although you’ll be able to find fast-food franchises throughout Argentina, the menu here is…

Spending and Celebrating Christmas in Buenos Aires: Traditions and Food

Here’s the essentials to spending Christmas in Buenos Aires: traditions, food, culture and even…

6 Rare Activities to Do In Buenos Aires For Free

If you’re traveling on a budget, it might be challenging to find activities to…

Best Vegan Restaurants in Buenos Aires, Argentina

At first, there was some reluctancy in the Buenos Aires restaurant scene to accepting…

Important Spanish Words that All Students Should Know

In order to learn Spanish you will need to study vocabulary, grammar, spelling, expressions, intonation and…

Get Great Deals at Buenos Aires Malls: Discounts, Coupons and Offers for a Better Buy

Navigating shopping malls and shopping galleries in Buenos Aires can get overwhelmingly expensive if…

Top Transportation Apps: Ride-hailing in Buenos Aires, Argentina

In all truth, there aren’t that many differences when it comes to ridesharing and…

Must-Have Apps to Navigate Buenos Aires

This article covers all you need to know about local travel apps for getting…

The 5 Best LGBTQ+ Hotspots in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentina is internationally known for its nightclubs and cultural centers. Although many have come…

A Walkthrough for Online Shopping in Argentina: How to do it, where to do it

By Carla Chinski: Content Marketing Director for Vamos Academy Ever since the pandemic started,…

5 of the best places to see art in Buenos Aires

As an artsy fartsy kinda girl, anytime I visit a new city, the art…

Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires

Cementerio de la Recoleta Table of contents: History Videos Photos Famous and notable people…

Quick Tips to Help You Understand the Difference Between “Por” and “Para”

Distinguishing the difference between “por” and “para” can be quite a tricky task for…

Comic books to improve your Spanish for Free

Comic books are a wonderful way to practice a language, as they can deceive…

CONFUSING WORDS IN ENGLISH EXPLAINED

Top confusing words: Thought, though, tough, through, taught, throughout, thorough, although. The “ough” sound…

Where When Why What Who Whose ❓WH Questions

There are two main types of questions: Yes/No questions and WH- questions. WH-questions are…

17 Interesting and Strange words in Spanish

Every language has some quite interesting words which people tend to notice. If you’d…

Iconic Songs about Argentina

Culture, immigration, history, soccer, poverty, art, wars, missing people. Argentina has experienced, along its…

The difference between bien and bueno or muy bien and muy bueno

It is very common for basic –or even advanced– Spanish students to participate in…

The Days of the Week in Spanish

To start off, as opposed to English speaking countries, Monday is considered the first…

Argentine Desserts: Postre Vigilante and Pasta Frola

Argentines have an enormous sweet tooth and have a few special desserts that can’t…

HOW TO DOMINATE THE MONSTROUS SUBJUNCTIVE II

So, if you are here, that means that you were able to go through…

The Preterite vs. the Imperfect: Your Go to Guide for Learning the two different past tenses in Spanish

Just like the majority of other Romance languages, Spanish also has two past tenses…

Prepositions in Spanish: How to use them

Your Guide to Preposiciones (Prepositions in Spanish) Like in any other language, prepositions in…

YA vs Todavía 🎓 A Simple Guide to Still and Yet in Spanish

“Ya” and “todavía” are very important Spanish words. We use them very often, both…

Christmas in Buenos Aires Argentina

What To Do in Christmas in Buenos Aires Argentina Spending Christmas in Buenos Aires…

Argentine Holiday Food – Pan Dulce

What is Pan Dulce It’s sometimes hard to remember that Christmas is fast-approaching here…

Spanish Pronunciation 101: The Basics to Pronouncing Spanish Words Correctly

It doesn’t come as a surprise that when you are learning a new language,…

Your Ultimate Guide to Irregular Verbs in Spanish in the Present Tense

Just like in English, the Spanish language has many irregular verbs. Fortunately for you,…

Spicy Food In Buenos Aires

Where to Eat Spicy Food in Buenos Aires (Updated November 4 5, 2020) Porteños…

Vos instead of Tú – Spanish from Argentina

Why is VOS used in Argentina? Many students get a bit intimidated in their…

Your Fool Proof Guide to Spanish Conjugations in the Present Tense

As we all know, a verb is a word that depicts an action. In…

Definite and Indefinite Articles in Spanish

What is an article in Spanish? Artículo Definido e Indefinido An article is a…

Your Guide to the Healthcare System in Buenos Aires Argentina

Understating the Healthcare system in Argentina When traveling to a country like Argentina for…

Learn The Differences between Saber and Conocer

Saber vs Conocer – How and When to Use Them Have you ever done…

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Buenos Aires

Updated on December 15, 2021. Like Christmas, New Year´s Eve celebration is traditionally a…

Perito Moreno Glacier

Perito Moreno Argentina Me: “Holy “S%&!”My friends: “Holy “S$&!”Everyone who has ever seen Perito…

Patriotic Symbols of Argentina

Argentina Patriotic Symbols On every 25th May we commemorate the revolution that took place back…

Superlative Adjectives in Spanish

What’s is the best thing about learning a new language? What is the most…

Ghettos / Slums “Villas” in Argentina: An Overview of Covid19 in Buenos Aires

Understating the Argentine Slums “Villas” in times of Corona-virus  Like any major city, Buenos…

Spanish Adjectives

An adjective is a word that modifies a noun. In other words, adjectives describe…

Carlos Gardel

Also Known as El Zorzal Criollo. You may have never heard of the name…

¿Muy or Mucho?

How many times have you encountered this doubt? Using mucho instead of muy and…

Ultimate Guide to Argentine-style Pizzas

The first time you try to order a pizza in Buenos Aires you’ll realize…

Pronunciation 101: Spanish Accents

When you are just beginning to learn Spanish, or even when you’ve already reached…

Trick yourself into learning more Spanish with these 5 tips!

To learn any language you have to have some kind of a) guide and…

15 Must-Know Spanish Idiomatic Expressions

Idiomatic expressions exist in every language and they pop up in writing and in…

A Practical Guide to Numbers in Spanish

Learning the numbers is one of the basics when picking up Spanish. While they…

Useful Spanish Phrases for Making Phone Calls

When learning a new language, there are many ways to measure or ‘test’ one’s…

Recoleta Cultural Centre in Buenos Aires

Discovering Buenos Aires most important cultural centre Centro Cultural Recoleta (The Recoleta Cultural Centre)…

Best Latin-inspired cocktail recipes and one cocktail you should probably avoid

We adore cocktail parties here at Vamos Spanish Academy. Back home in Londres, I…

Caballito Neighborhood or Barrio de Caballito in Buenos Aires City

Discovering the traditional Caballito are in Buenos Aires City So… what about Caballito? Caballito…

The verb “gustar” and others like it

What is the meaning of the Spanish verb gustar? Verbs like gustar often provide…

Making Comparisons of Equality and Inequality in Spanish

In this grammar blog, we are going to talk about how to make comparisons…

Torrontes: The Exclusive Argentine White Wine

Discovering Torrontes: The Argentine Hidden Gem The first Argentine wine I tried was in…

Buses in Buenos Aires | Ultimate 101 Guide to "The Colectivos" and Public Transport System

Everything You Need to Know About Buses in Buenos Aires Buenos Aires is a…

Your Spanish-English Language Guide to Popular Yoga Positions and Vocabularies

Spanish – English Guide on Vocabularies Commonly Used in Yoga We never miss a…

The Indirect Object in Spanish

The indirect object of a sentence is the recipient of the direct object. As…

What Do You See When You Cannot See?

Teatro Ciego in Buenos Aires There are a myriad of shows, acts and musicals…

The Direct Object in Spanish

The direct object is a noun phrase or thing that is the recipient of…

Getting Cheeky in Argentina: How and When to Kiss People in Buenos Aires

Kiss once Kiss twice or simply a hands shake? (Aside from the obvious answer…

Possessive Adjectives in Spanish = Posesivos

Possessive adjectives indicate who or what owns something. Possessive adjective are a key part…

Argentine Empanadas – History, Recipes and Types.

After the meat and pizza, a trip to Buenos Aires is not complete without…